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Politics / Bachmann / A Discussion #1027934

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 01, 2012
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The impressive fund raising by Representative Michele Bachmann noted. How five members of Congress, including Bachmann, are alleging Muslim inroads into the US government, including State Department official Huma Abedin, re-introduced. [With Glenn Beck, BACHMANN - says Abedin's family was part of the Muslim Brotherhood.] Anothr example of Bachmann's charges cited. [In 2010, on AC360, BACHMANN - cites the cost of President Obama's trip to India: over-the-top spending.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Dana Bash and Salon.com reporter Alex Seitz-Wald about Bachmann. [BASH - says Bachmann's campaign raised a million in 25 days while her re-election is not really in trouble; explains her political brilliance in getting in front of the Tea Party movement.] [SEITZ-WALD - explains the politics of fund raising on Capitol Hill.]

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